I can activate technical jargon with warmth and knowledge, guiding the listener and helping them understand the subject. A trained singer, I have a wide character range, from falsetto to sinister growl. I'm a quick study and love engaging with new material. Most importantly, I love to communicate.
English (North American), English, English (British)
British, North American, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Dave has voiced hundreds of training videos on Microsoft Office and Windows for Cengage Learning. These projects also included script-writing, audio/video recording & editing.
Extensive performance experience as an actor and singer (baritone/tenor), including musicals and opera, as well as plays by Chekhov, Shakespeare, Mamet, etc.
Flying Leap Radio Theatre: Performed a wide variety of roles including Dorian Gray, The Shadow, Crazy Old Man, Child. Old-time commercial announcements, too.
British American Drama Academy: Midsummer in Oxford Shakespeare training program
(included intensive vocal training)
Green Room Studio (Chicago): On-camera
Piven Theatre and Player's Workshop of the Second City: Scene Study & Improv
Voice study: Carmen Mehta (singing), David Willis (speech/theatrical)
Northwestern University: Bachelor in Music Performance, Violin
Computer & Software
27-inch iMac, GarageBand, OS X, Windows, ScreenFlow.
Custom Home Office Studio, Sony MDR V-6 Monitor Series headphones.
.mp3, .wav, .aif, .aac, etc. Electronically.
Depending on project scope, Same Day or Overnight.
I know how to engage every level of voice work: Commercials, Long-Format, Audiobooks, E-Learning/Tutorial, Medical, Legal, Dramatic, Comedic, Video Games, Cartoons, Old-Time Radio.
Having voiced over 300 video tutorials for Cengage Learning, Dave is a whiz with Technical Jargon and Computer terms.
Dave has a Custom Home Office with a State-of-the-Art Digital Studio.
Dave loves being directed and is happy to schedule a Phone Patch session.
Dave can provide you with raw files ready to edit yourself, or he can provide edited files that you can plug directly into your project.
Need video of your software or web app? I also create video tutorials and product descriptions using ScreenFlow screencasting software. Mac or PC.
Voice Over Clients
Split Pillow Films
Flying Leap Radio Theatre
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